2016 has seen tentative signs of a pick-up in inflation, particularly in the US, but should investors start to balance their portfolios towards the beneficiaries of inflation?
Mario Draghi succeeded in surprising markets with his latest salvo, but needs the support of governments and fiscal policy to win this fight.
We review a turbulent year for the global economy which endured dramatic falls in the price of oil, geopolitical tension in Europe, a stockmarket crash in China and ends with the Federal Reserve considering raising interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade.
Financial markets markets have suffered extreme bouts of volatility, but we continue to believe European equities offer almost ‘safe haven’ status in a world of increasing economic uncertainty.
The latest Schroders Live event, hosted by FT Associate Editor Wolfgang Munchau, saw Rory Bateman, Johanna Kyrklund, Gareth Isaac and Matthew Dobbs discuss the recent economic shock in China and the impact of slower growth on the global economy.
In the second part of a two part series in which we debate whether we are on the verge of a depression akin to that which hit in 1929, Chief Economist and Strategist Keith Wade presents three reasons why we will not see a repeat of the Great Depression today.
In the first part of a two part series in which we debate whether we are on the verge of a depression akin to that which hit in 1929, Emerging Markets Economist Craig Botham presents his four key reasons for a bleak global outlook.
Labour market indicators in the UK suggest supply is becoming tight as corresponding wage data is now accelerating. Despite this, the Bank of England (BoE) remains relaxed.